Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Jacqueline Brennan

  • Wentworth, season 9 (or season 8 part 2) ends the series

    Wentworth, season 9 (or season 8 part 2) ends the series

    Wentworth’s final season recently reached Netflix US and I gobbled it right up. The season ended the story of the women and the guards in Wentworth Prison with lots of love, revenge, murder, mistaken judgements, and even some redemption. My personal thanks to everyone involved in this series. From beginning to end, Wentworth has been […]

  • Review: Wentworth, season 8

    Review: Wentworth, season 8

    Wentworth (in some locales Wentworth Prison), season 8, is available on Netflix US now. In this season, a rash of new characters entered the prison to create trouble and chaos. Seasons 8 and 9, already set, are supposed to be the final seasons for this long running Australian women’s prison series. The situation in Wentworth […]

  • Review: Wentworth, season 7

    Review: Wentworth, season 7

    Wentworth season 7 went heavy on the revenge themes. Prisoners went through all sorts of schemes and problems in search of revenge. All it got them was a lot of trouble. This review is almost spoiler free.

  • Review: Wentworth, season 6

    Review: Wentworth, season 6

    Wentworth, season 6, raises the danger level for prisoners and officers as new threats and old sins come to a violent head.

  • Review: Wentworth Season 5

    Review: Wentworth Season 5

    Wentworth season 5 or Wentworth Prison, as it is also called, came roaring back after Bea Smith’s (Danielle Cormack) murder with a season that was tighter, tenser, and hold-your-breath dangerous. I thought Wentworth would never recover its bite without Bea. I was wrong.

  • Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

    Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

    Because of the way season 4 of Wentworth ended, my original review of the season was strictly about Bea’s Journey. I’ve rewatched the entire season with a bit of emotional distance between the way the season ended and my response to the season as a whole. I realize the rest of the story and the […]

  • Wentworth Season 4: Bea’s Journey

    Wentworth Season 4: Bea’s Journey

    The Australian TV series Wentworth season 4 is now available on Netflix US. I recommend binging it as soon as possible! I want to review the season, but not in the usual way that covers everything. I intend to look at the entire season as Bea’s journey. Beware: spoilers ahead!

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